Module: Interaction Design (UFCFQ5-30-3)
Semester 2: 8th February 2021 – 7th May 2021
Component: B1 (CW2)
Weighting: 28% Submission of Module Total
Contact Time: 3 hrs per week
Coursework preparation: 3 hrs per week |
Reading and learning course material: 4.8 hrs per week
Module Leader email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Society and Technology
Diagnosing the Digital Present
Coursework Blackboard. Thursday May. 6th 2021 | 14:00
This assignment is 28% of the total module mark
Society and Technology: Diagnosing the Digital
What important issues impact the current relationship between Society and Technology?
Which of these issues matter to you?
In groups of three research your chosen area. Create a log of your results in your Slack
Individually create a mid-fidelity prototype with some hi-fidelity aspects / screens that
explores and implements your research.
You should aim for your final prototype / project and documentation to be a platform and
showcase for your creative skills.
Creating a prototype that supports an organisation such as a charity, community interest
group or company that is working in or associated with your defined area of interest.
Creating a prototype that supports a campaign or movement that is associated with your
defined area of interest.
Creating a prototype that addresses a specific user group or audience that is associated
with your defined area of interest.
Your prototype will simulate the design and interaction of your project, and aspects of it will
be polished and finished. You will decide on the most appropriate form your prototype
May 6th 2pm Blackboard submission
The following is a list of the deliverables that must be submitted in order to fulfil the
requirements of the brief. Each student will submit and be assessed on:
• Design Brief – Individual work - A design brief (200 words) and presentation
slides. (Note: As a group, you will present your brief to some of the class as a 4min
presentation on March 4th 2020).
• A Prototype – Individual work - A prototype that demonstrates your exploration
and design solution to your design brief. You will decide on the form your prototype
• Prototype Report – Individual work - A prototype report (600 words) which
includes links to / images of your prototype and that draws from your log. Discuss
how this prototype meets the design brief and responds to your research and the
iterative design process you have engaged in.
• Your PDF submissions will be designed and presented in an appropriate layout.
• 4th March Presentation of your Design Brief
• May 6th Prototype Blackboard submission.
Coursework Assessment Criteria / Marking Guidance
Submissions will receive an overall mark out of 100 based on the following criteria:
Criterion < 40 40-50 50-60 60-70 70+
Design Brief 10%
Clarity of brief /
basic grasp of
Basic grasp of
brief, but needs
Prototype Report 30%
(each criterion has equal weighting)
Very poor or
could be much
Not a fluid
writing could be
with a clear
focuses on the
Clarity of design
Fair findings and
Design solution (prototype) 60%
(each criterion has equal weighting)
Some match to
brief but lacking
Good match to
brief – but
in ideas and
in ideas and
not likely to
or lacking in
innovation to a
/ innovative –
likely to lead to
and not very
Verbal feedback will be available in the workshop sessions and you are encouraged to seek
this from your tutors throughout your process. You should also seek (and reflect on in your
design journal) feedback from target communities and peers during the process.
Where appropriate ensure that you test your prototype on multiple machines, relevant screen
sizes and browsers. Any external links or online media must work such that the material is
available to mark online. Work that is unavailable online cannot be marked.
Submission format guides:
All deliverables must be submitted to Blackboard. Where appropriate prototypes might
also be published online.
Prototype Report, Design Brief: An PDF with illustrations where appropriate.
Prototype: You will decide the most appropriate format your prototype should take.
The following links provide detailed information on study skill provision and UWE academic
policy. In submitting your final submission for examination you agree that you have read the
following guides linked to below:
• Digital Media BSc Learning Policy:
• UWE Study skills: http://goo.gl/NalwD5
• UWE Word count policy: http://goo.gl/Qe8kbg
• UWE Referencing policy (UWE Harvard): http://goo.gl/Iu3S3L
• UWE Plagiarism policy: http://goo.gl/vAHWOp
• UWE Academic appeal process: http://goo.gl/Tf1nv3
The usual university strictures about plagiarism apply to this assignment. It is good practice
in academic writing to reference correctly the work of others that you may draw upon for your
own. Please help us to clearly distinguish your original efforts by so doing.
If you use code from other sites, the sources must be referenced in your Bibliography. If you
use any other site(s) as a source of ideas for your site, you must reference the source. If you
copy code and/or ideas from another student's work, or even if you are helped by another
student, you must reference/acknowledge the source.
• UWE Plagiarism policy: http://goo.gl/vAHWOp 学霸联盟